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Last Days in the Desert ()


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An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.

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Jesus / Devil
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Father
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Mother
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Son
Susan Gray ...
Demonic Woman

Directed by

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Rodrigo García

Written by

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Rodrigo García ... ()

Produced by

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Allison Avery Jordan ... associate producer
Berj Bannayan ... co-producer
Abby Whitridge Berman ... executive producer (as Abby Whitridge)
Bonnie Curtis ... producer
Paige Dunham ... executive producer
Nash Edgerton ... co-executive producer
Ilene Feldman ... co-executive producer
Nicolas Gonda ... executive producer
Paul Jaconi-Biery ... co-producer
Kristina Kendall ... executive producer
Elizabeth Koch ... executive producer
Erik Lokkesmoe ... executive producer
Julie Lynn ... producer
Michael Macs ... executive producer
Allan Magled ... co-producer
John McKeown ... associate producer
Amy Lynn Quinn ... associate producer
Ryan Rettig ... co-executive producer
Jason Durant Walker ... executive producer
Wicks Walker ... producer
Michael Zakin ... co-executive producer

Music by

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Danny Bensi
Saunder Jurriaans

Cinematography by

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Emmanuel Lubezki ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Matt Maddox

Editorial Department

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Jason Esquivel ... dailies producer
Ben Estrada ... colorist: dailies
Gardner Gould ... first assistant editor
Élodie Ichter ... associate colorist
Ken Lebre ... dailies producer
Anjelica Lewis ... assistant dailies producer
Yvan Lucas ... digital intermediate colorist
Christopher McDonald ... dailies operator
Robert E. Phillips ... digital intermediate producer: EFILM

Production Design by

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Jeannine Oppewall

Art Direction by

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John DeMeo

Set Decoration by

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Lisa Clark

Costume Design by

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Judianna Makovsky

Makeup Department

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Sara Clessler ... makeup department
Jamie Kelman ... prosthetic makeup artist
Barbara Lorenz ... Hair Department Head
Matthew W. Mungle ... prosthetic supply
Koji Ohmura ... prosthetic dental appliances
Christina Smith ... makeup department head
Clinton Wayne ... prosthetic supplier

Production Management

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Paul Jaconi-Biery ... unit production manager
John Portnoy ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Shawn Dyrdahl ... second assistant director
Nash Edgerton ... second unit director
Stephanie Fugleberg ... second assistant director
Trish Luberti ... assistant director
John McKeown ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Todd Bennett ... plasterer/modeler
Alexander Hernandez ... leadman
Michael Anthony Jackson ... storyboard artist
Andrew Kim ... on-set dresser
Mitch Lamoureux ... set dresser
Cynthia Nibler ... property master
Frida R. Oliva ... art department (as Frida Rivera)
Dan Pemberton ... construction coordinator
Andrew David Schultz ... set dresser
Vitaliy Strokous ... storyboard artist
Michael Trudel Jr. ... set dresser
Rachel Widaman ... assistant property master
Sam Widaman ... props

Sound Department

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Justin M. Davey ... re-recording mixer (as J.M. Davey) / sound designer (as J.M. Davey)
Peter J. Devlin ... production sound mixer
Susan Kurtz ... dialogue editor
David Raymond ... boom operator
Gary Rydstrom ... sound consultant
John Sanacore ... foley mixer
Zach Seivers ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Paul Stula ... epk sound mixer
Zach Wrobel ... sound utility
Mhairi MacRitchie ... post-production sound assistant (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Chris Cline ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by

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Ivy Agregan ... visual effects producer / visual effects supervisor
Avi Arora ... matchmove artist
Christopher Bozzetto ... visual effects
Pankaj Brijlani ... visual effects artist
Jeffrey Chan ... digital compositor: Soho VFX
Vikram Chandran ... digital compositor
Patrick Clancey ... digital opticals
Marlis Coto ... digital compositor
Andres Delia ... digital compositor
Nadav Ehrlich ... animation supervisor: Soho VFX
Burcu Gorun ... digital compositor
Younguck Ha ... digital compositor
Amanda Hollingworth ... digital compositor
Toshi Kosaka ... visual effects artist
Paul Lemeshko ... vfx technical director
Daniel Lu ... lead modeller/rigger: Soho VFX
Allan Magled ... visual effects producer: Soho VFX
Jennifer Maillet ... digital compositor
Marcin Nikiforuk ... matte painter: Soho VFX
Natasha North ... visual effects production manager
Woreshmean Qudrat ... visual effects production coordinator: Soho VFX
Guillermo Ramos ... digital compositor
Jennifer Renaud ... production coordinator
Matthew Riche ... visual effects artist
Ruben Salazar ... digital compositor / visual effects supervisor
Yuri Shubenin ... digital compositor
Rob Strickland ... digital compositor
Mike Terrigno ... digital compositor
John Treusch ... visual effects artist
Philip Trieu ... visual effects artist
Ben Warburton ... digital compositor
Greg Winhall ... modeler
Paul Wojdylo ... lighting artist
Sunny Wong ... digital compositor
Alphonso Young ... digital compositor: Soho VFX

Stunts

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Keir Beck ... stunt coordinator: key stunt rigger
Matt Berberi ... stunt double: Tye Sheridan
Darrell Davis ... stunts
Brian Duffy ... stunt double: Ciarán Hinds
Jared S. Eddo ... stunt rigger
Nash Edgerton ... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Ewan McGregor
Brett Praed ... utility stunts
Mark Rayner ... stunt rigger
Craig Frosty Silva ... utility stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Colin Anderson ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Jacob Baas ... video assist operator
Mateo Bourdieu ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
M. Shane Cates ... grip
François Duhamel ... still photographer
Simon England ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Ray Garcia ... key grip
Jorge Granados Ross ... camera intern
Erik F. Hill ... best boy grip
Patrick Hoeschen ... electrician
Stefan Lan ... camera intern
Gilles Mingasson ... still photographer
Blake Pike ... grip
Christopher Prampin ... gaffer
James H Razo ... Hydrascope operator
Arthur To ... digital imaging technician
Bradley Everett Wilson ... camera supporter

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jody Felz ... key set costumer
Maureen O'Heron ... shopper
Steven Porch ... costume ager/dyer
Jessica Posada ... set costumer
Nick Scarano ... costume supervisor
Jack Taggart ... head ager/dyer

Location Management

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Dan Cooley ... location manager
Lisa Patton ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Phil McGowan ... soundtrack mixer
Richard Ziegler ... music editor

Transportation Department

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John Pellegrino ... transportation captain
Adam Pinkstaff ... transportation captain
John F. Teeple ... driver

Other crew

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Lisa Berridge ... production assistant
Joel Timothy Bible ... set educator
Jenny Bloom ... Festival Publicist
Erik Bright ... publicist / unit & festival publicist
Emerson Bruns ... production legal services
James Burg ... production secretary
Eric Calatayud ... production assistant
Sarah Clifford ... animal supplier / head animal trainer
Stephen Corliss ... photo double/stand in for Tye Sheridan
Ian Crockett ... post production accountant
Rustin Davis ... key set production assistant
Sarah Dignan ... production coordinator
Nadisha Foster ... bus. & legal affairs: Broad Green Pictures
Crystal Franco ... first assistant accountant
Garrett Ives ... set production assistant
Erica Kolsrud ... accounting clerk
Melissa Voyagis Langham ... epk: producer
Eloy Lara ... key set medic
Rita Little ... craft service
Trish Luberti ... production assistant
John Malakoff ... director of production travel: ALTOUR travel
Cynthia H. Margulis ... production accountant
Ingrid Urich-Sass ... Script Supervisor
Sean Whittaker ... set medic

Thanks

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Scott Fifer ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Ewan McGregor is Jesus - and the Devil - in an imagined chapter from his forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test.

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Taglines To prepare for his mission, the holy man went into the desert to fast and pray, and to seek guidance. See more »
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Also Known As
  • 40 Tage in der Wüste (Germany)
  • Últimos días en el desierto (Una historia del Nuevo Testamento) (Spain)
  • Últimos días en el desierto (Spain)
  • Los últimos días en el desierto (Mexico)
  • Poslednji dani u pustinji (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 98 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Ewan McGregor portrays both the characters of Yeshua (Jesus) and Lucifer. As such, McGregor brought his long-time stunt double, Nash Edgerton, to learn and recite the lines opposite him while filming scenes wherein these two characters interact. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Lewis Hamilton/Ewan McGregor/Jack Whitehall/Rita Ora (2015). See more »
Quotes Son: It's a riddle. What part of a bird doesn't fly?
Jesus: I don't know.
Son: Its shadow.
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